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The Dispeller of DisputesNagarjuna's Vigrahavyavartani

The Dispeller of Disputes: Nagarjuna's Vigrahavyavartani

Jan Westerhoff

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199732692
eISBN:
9780199777365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732692.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism, Philosophy of Religion

The Vigrahavyāvartanī is a short work by the second-century Indian Buddhist philosopher Nāgārjuna. In this text, which is written in a lively question-and-answer style he addresses a number of ... More

Doctrine and Practice in Medieval Korean BuddhismThe Collected Works of Uich'on

Doctrine and Practice in Medieval Korean Buddhism: The Collected Works of Uich'on

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780824867430
eISBN:
9780824873080
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824867430.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

Ŭich’ŏn (1055–1101) is one of the most important figures in Koryŏ Buddhism. He was a staunch proponent of doctrinal Buddhism and the intellectual heritage of East Asia. Although Ŭich’ŏn had been ... More

DōgenTextual and Historical Studies

Dōgen: Textual and Historical Studies

Steven Heine (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199754465
eISBN:
9780199932801
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199754465.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

In this book scholars of Buddhism from both sides of the Pacific explore the life and thought of Zen Master Dōgen (1200–1253), the founder of the Japanese Soto sect. Through both textual and ... More

Dōgen and Sōtō Zen

Dōgen and Sōtō Zen

Steven Heine (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199324859
eISBN:
9780190218690
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199324859.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This volume explores diverse aspects of the life and teachings of Zen master Dōgen (1200–1253), the founder of the Sōtō Zen sect (or Sōtōshū) in early Kamakura-era Japan. In addition chapters examine ... More

Dreaming the Great BrahminTibetan Traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint Saraha

Dreaming the Great Brahmin: Tibetan Traditions of the Buddhist Poet-Saint Saraha

Kurtis R. Schaeffer

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195173734
eISBN:
9780199850303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173734.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book explores the creation and recreation of Buddhist saints through narratives, poetry, art, ritual, and even dream visions. Looking at the cultural and literary history of the well-known ... More

Echoes of EnlightenmentThe Life and Legacy of Sonam Peldren

Echoes of Enlightenment: The Life and Legacy of Sonam Peldren

Suzanne M. Bessenger

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190225278
eISBN:
9780190225308
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225278.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book explores the previously unavailable religious biography of the fourteenth-century Tibetan female saint Sönam Peldren (Tib: bsod nams dpal ‘dren, 1328–1372, tentative). Purportedly ... More

Eminent NunsWomen Chan Masters of Seventeenth-Century China

Eminent Nuns: Women Chan Masters of Seventeenth-Century China

Beata Grant

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832025
eISBN:
9780824871758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832025.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The seventeenth century is generally acknowledged as one of the most politically tumultuous but culturally creative periods of late imperial Chinese history. Only recently beginning to be explored ... More

Encountering the DharmaDaisaku Ikeda, Soka Gakkai, and the Globalization of Buddhist Humanism

Encountering the Dharma: Daisaku Ikeda, Soka Gakkai, and the Globalization of Buddhist Humanism

Richard Hughes Seager

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245761
eISBN:
9780520939042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245761.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This deeply personal book, illuminating the search for meaning in today's world, offers a rare insider's look at Soka Gakkai Buddhism, one of Japan's most influential and controversial religious ... More

Enlightenment in DisputeThe Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-Century China

Enlightenment in Dispute: The Reinvention of Chan Buddhism in Seventeenth-Century China

Jiang Wu

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195333572
eISBN:
9780199868872
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195333572.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book studies the revival of Chan Buddhism in seventeenth‐century China. Focusing on a series of controversies, this book argues that the Chan revival was a systematic reinvention of Chan ideals ... More

Experimental BuddhismInnovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan

Experimental Buddhism: Innovation and Activism in Contemporary Japan

John K. Nelson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824838331
eISBN:
9780824870942
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824838331.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This book documents a sense of what is happening on the front lines as a growing number of Buddhist priests try to reboot their roles and traditions to gain greater significance in Japanese society. ... More

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